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Wilcannia Daily Summaries

May 2018
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Date Min to 9am Anomaly Max from 9am Anomaly Rain to 9am  
°C °C °C °C mm
May 2018 Average -   -      
May 1957-2014 Average 8.0   21.5      
May 1957-2014 Highest 20.0 24th 1958 31.3 7th 1978    
May 1957-2014 Lowest -2.5 26th 2006 12.1 24th 1974    
May 2018 Total         - 0 day(s)
May 1879-2016 Average Total         23.4 4.1 day(s)
May 1879-2016 Wettest Total         113.0 1906
May 1879-2016 Wettest 24hr Total         94.2 23rd 1906
May 1879-2016 Driest Total         0.0 1894
Jan-May 2018 Total         18.6 9 day(s)
Jan-May 1879-2017 Average Total         115.0 15.3 day(s)
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A yellow cell indicates a probable monthly record for this site (sites with ≥ 10 years of records only). The number of years of records available for the relevant field for this month is indicated in black. See the station's climate page for full details.

Station Details

Upper Western, New South Wales/ACT
31.5631°S 143.3747°E 75m AMSL
Commenced 1879
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How Australia survived its second-hottest summer without load-shedding blackouts

18:52 EST

Australia's electricity grid survived the second-hottest summer on record without load-shedding blackouts, despite the closure of a major coal-fired power station in Victoria, according to two reports released on Wednesday by the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO).

Rain deficit worsening in western NSW

16:08 EST

NSW, like most of Australia, has been stuck in a stagnant weather pattern for the last week, with a high pressure system to the south of the country blocking cold fronts from bringing any substantial rainfall.

Quiet weather coming to an end

12:24 EST

The stable weather pattern that has been gripping Australia through the middle of May will soon break down, making way for more active weather across southern states during the final week of autumn.